Ref. MA103

Children Social Worker | Hertfordshire | £28

  • Location: Sefton, England
  • Salary: £47 - £47 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Childrens Social Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children across Sefton.

The role:

Applicants will be joining a newly formed court team which will be managed by two of our in-house managers. As a Childrens Social Worker you will respond to new referrals from professionals and members of the public. They will investigate allegations of neglect, physical, sexual, and emotional abuse so that a child or young person is protected from harm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Holding a mixture of cases including complex cases.
  • To investigate complaints of alleged neglect, abuse, or ill-treatment of children; undertake assessments and, where appropriate, arrange accommodation for children, young people; maintaining appropriate personal/ professional boundaries.
  • Work with children and young people, families, carers, and communities to help them make informed decisions, enabling them to clarify and express their needs and contribute to service planning.
  • Liaise with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies to gather information relevant to assessment and care planning activities.
  • To maintain an awareness of own professional limitations and knowledge gaps.
  • To make effective use of supervision and appraisal as an opportunity to critically reflect on casework and to identify learning and development needs to continually improve upon practice; and to support CPD.
  • To demonstrate the standards of proficiency as required by the HCPC to maintain registration.
  • To work within the organisation’s professional policy and procedures and code of conduct.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Must be a court qualified social worker, with 4 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Compliance: Up to date SWE registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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